Sta´tion   Pronunciation: stā´shŭn
n.1.The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture.
A station like the herald, Mercury.
- Shak.
2.A state of standing or rest; equilibrium.
3.(Biol.) The spot or place where anything stands, especially where a person or thing habitually stands, or is appointed to remain for a time; as, the station of a sentinel.
4.Post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform; sphere of duty or occupation; employment.
5.Situation; position; location.
6.State; rank; condition of life; social status.
The greater part have kept, I see,
Their station.
- Milton.
They in France of the best rank and station.
- Shak.
7.(Eccl.) The fast of the fourth and sixth days of the week, Wednesday and Friday, in memory of the council which condemned Christ, and of his passion.
8.In Australia, a sheep run or cattle run, together with the buildings belonging to it; also, the homestead and buildings belonging to such a run.
Station bill
(Naut.) Same as Quarter bill, under Quarter.
Station house
a - The house serving for the headquarters of the police assigned to a certain district, and as a place of temporary confinement
b - The house used as a shelter at a railway station.
Station master
one who has charge of a station, esp. of a railway station.
Station pointer
(Surv.) an instrument for locating on a chart the position of a place from which the angles subtended by three distant objects, whose positions are known, have been observed.
Station staff
(Surv.) an instrument for taking angles in surveying.
- Craig.
v. t.1.To place; to set; to appoint or assign to the occupation of a post, place, or office; as, to station troops on the right of an army; to station a sentinel on a rampart; to station ships on the coast of Africa.
[imp. & p. p. Stationed (-shŭnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Stationing.]
Noun1.station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
2.station - proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
Synonyms: place
3.station - (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
4.station - the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
Synonyms: post
Verb1.station - assign to a station
Synonyms: base, post, send, place

STATION, civil law. A place where ships may ride in safety. Dig. 49, 12, 1, 13; id. 50, 15, 59.

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